Lyons Township 31, Downers Grove North 0. LT hands DGN its first loss it dominant fashion. Check out our photos from the game.
Monday, September 17, 2012
Saturday, September 15, 2012
Lyons Township High School tennis players received new uniforms from the family of Kelli O'Laughlin. Jerseys will be monogrammed with the LT logo and Kelli's initials.
The girls tennis teams at Lyons Township High School gathered today at the South Campus tennis courts to receive a gift from the family of Kelli O'Laughlin. Brenda and John O'Laughlin, the parents of Kelli, hugged players as they passed out the team's new uniforms. "We really haven't had jerseys supplied by the school in about 14 years," said head tennis coach Bill Wham. "Every year we've had hit parents up for $150, so it will be a big help." Previously, the team's uniforms have been piecemeal athletic shirts and blue shorts, without much uniformity. Now, each player will have a white tennis skirt and a white and blue athletic tank top that will soon have the LT logo and Kelli O'laughlin's initials monogrammed on them. "Wear them with …
Friday, September 14, 2012
Lyons Township High School squares off against Downers Grove North tonight at 7 p.m. Watch it streaming live on Patch here and don't miss the paratroopers parachuting in the game ball!
Get ready for an exciting LT football game this Friday night in Western Springs. Not only is LT taking on Downers Grove North, but both schools will be playing hard to raise funds for wounded veterans. To kick off the game, players on both teams will line up on the field to shake the hands of vets who attend the game as they walk in. LT players will be wearing special camo jerseys for the game in their honor. As if that's not enough, two paratroopers will be parachuting into the stadium carrying the game ball and an American flag as the National Anthem is played. If that doesn't get the crowd cheering and excited for a great game of good ol' American football, I don't know what would. Players jerseys will be auctioned off after the game …
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Girls ages 8-11 can learn the tricks from Lyons Township High School's pom squad at a clinic on Friday, Sept. 14. Registration for the clinic is tonight.
Have a daughter who wants to learn how to pom-pom? Lyons Township High School's pom squad will host a clinic at the school's South Campus on Friday, Sept. 14 beginning at 3:30 p.m. You'll have to act today if you want to sign up—LT said spaces are limited. Registration for the clinic will be held Wednesday, Aug. 29 at 5:30 p.m. in the North Campus Fieldhouse. The cost of the clinic will be $45, which will be used to support LT's pom squad. Each adult may only register two participants. Registration is limited to girls, ages 8-11. At the clinic, future pom-pomers will learn a dance that will be performed at the halftime show of the sophomore football game that same day. Participants will also get pizza, a set of poms, a t-shirt and a …
Monday, August 20, 2012
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Thursday, August 16, 2012
Lyons Township High School Chinese teacher, Mary Christina Oxtoby, recently spent her summer in China studying abroad. Patch sat down with Oxtoby to discuss what she saw, ate and learned on her trip overseas.
Lyons Township High School teacher Mary Christina Oxtoby is no stranger to China. She's been several times, most recently as a part of a United States State Department program for teachers for whom Chinese is a second language. Oxtoby instructs students at both North and South campuses who are interested in learning the Chinese language. She is also the faculty advisor for the East Asian Culture Club at LT. Students in the club meet every other week to go on field trips, watch movies and learn about Asian cultures. Oxtoby recently returned to the U.S. from her latest trip to China, which ran from June 21 through Aug. 4. Here's what she had to say about her trip: La Grange Patch: First off, how awesome is it to be in China? Was this your …
Friday, May 18, 2012
Lyons Township High School's student film festival, the 4th Annual Media Arts Night of Entertainment, runs tonight from 6-9 p.m. at the Reber Center, located at LT's North Campus, 100 S. Brainard Ave.
Thursday, May 17, 2012
A staff member on Lyons Township High School's Lion Newspaper and the school's WLTL radio station each won national recognition recently.
Two of Lyons Township High School's media clubs received national recognition recently. A student staff member of the school's Lion Newspaper received a national award and the school's radio station, WLTL, was honored again at the Communication Awards. Mary Cate Most Takes 3rd Place for the Lion Newspaper LT junior Mary Kate Most earned third place in the Environment Category of the 2012 National Federation of Press Women High School Communications Contest. Her in-depth story, Drug Drive Prevents Abuse, Pollution, also recently won first place in the first round of the contest between students in Illinois. Most will be honored at the High School Communications Contest Awards Luncheon in September at the federation's national conference in …
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Lyons Township High School's student journalists recently received two top finishes and three honorable mentions from the Illinois Women's Press Association.
Lyons Township High School journalists are on the beat. Known as one of the nation's best high school papers, The Lion brought home a few more awards recently. LT journalists took home two top-place finishes and three honorable mentions from the Illinois Women's Press Association's IWPA High School Communications Competition. High school journalists competed for awards in 18 categories, which include writing, photography and layout among others. LT's student award winners will receive their awards at a luncheon on June 2 at the Union League Club in Chicago. Jennifer Roberts, of 101.9 The Mix, will be the keynote speaker. LT's winners include Mary Cate Most, a junior from La Grange Park, who won a first place award for her in-depth …
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Students from Lyons Township High School had the opportunity to attend lectures and get a tour at Argonne National Laboratory.
Students at Lyons Township High School with an interest in pursing degrees in chemistry, physics and biology got an opportunity to attend a special conference at Argonne National Laboratory recently that encouraged women to pursue degrees in the hard sciences. LT science teacher Carol Promisel and six students attended the conference, Science Careers in Search of Women, which focused on career opportunities for women in the science and technology fields. Only six students from each school were allowed to attend. In addition to attending lectures and touring Argonne Labs, students were able to complete career and leadership assessments and discuss cutting edge technology and research posters presented by women scientists and engineers. One …